Gastown Unplugged and All Day Happy Hour: Enjoy a new, free music series set in four locations around the historic neighbourhood along with daily deals.
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The 66th annual Army and Navy Shoe Sale starts Wednesday, May 6th with famous designer shoe brands all on sale for under $50. Army and Navy buyers have amassed a must-have collection for the legendary 66th annual shoe sale. From Betsey Johnson to Nine West and Calvin Klein, you will be able to choose from […]
Earlier this week, one of the most photographed and visited landmarks in Vancouver was removed for repairs. The Gastown Steam Clock, piping out melodies on the corner of Cambie and Water streets since 1977, has been taken to the fabrication shop at Manitoba Yards for the next 8 weeks. Loading View on Instagram According to […]
There are characters that can define a community and in the 1970s, it was “Ace” Aasen — the self-proclaimed Mayor of Gastown. Although the area on the eastern edge of Vancouver’s downtown is named after another character, John “Gassy Jack” Deighton, this historic quarter seems to have always attracted interesting personalities. “Ace” Aasen, “Mayor of […]
Piping out a steamy tune every 15 minutes, it’s one of the most photographed subjects in Vancouver. While locals may look at it with disdain (since it’s not that old and not even steam-powered), visitors absolutely adore it. On this day in 1977, the Gastown Steam Clock was dedicated and so it’s also today’s Vancouver […]